The Samsung Galaxy J Series is back and this time, the 2016 version boasts of data-saving capabilities with the inclusion of Ultra Data Saving (UDS) Mode. Inspired by the vast amount of time we spend on our phones—specifically on apps that require data—Samsung's UDS Mode is built to compress data efficiently and restricts background apps from running in the background except for the user's personally selected few. 

Samsung Galaxy J Series 2016 - data saving

According to Samsung, users can save up to an average of 50% on their mobile data while increasing battery standby time by two-folds as well as faster browsing experience due to lower RAM usage. To give a sample of how effective the UDS Mode is, test results by Opera Max shows 62% of data saved while on Instagram and 46% on YouTube.

Samsung Galaxy J Series 2016 - power saving

The Galaxy J Series (2016) comes in three colours for all three models—J1, J5 and J7—where the main difference between them is the size. The resolution display for the J1 is 4.5" WVGA Super AMOLED while for the J5, it's 5.2" HD Super AMOLED. The J7 comes with 5.5" HD Super AMOLED. All three models, however, comes standard with dual-SIM support. 

Samsung Galaxy J Series 2016 - resolution screen

To match the efficient data-saving phone, Samsung Malaysia has teamed up with local telco service, Yes to offer a bundle pack whereby a free Yes 4G LTE prepaid SIM card with 30GB data (valid for two months) will be given with any purchase of the Galaxy J Series smartphones. 


The Samsung Galaxy J1, J5 and J7 (2016) is now available at all Samsung Experience Stores and authorised dealerships at a recommended retail price of RM449, RM849 and RM1,049 respectively (inclusive of 6% GST). 


For more information, visit the Samsung Malaysia website.


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